Let’s Make A Dill

Although — I admit it — I use my dehydrator more for beef jerky than for anything else, I do use it for other things, such as drying the unused half of an onion or making apple chips or banana chips.

Home-dehydrated apple and banana chips are quite different from their storebought cousins. Look at the ingredient list for store-bought apple chips or banana chips, and you’ll be startled at how much fat they contain. I’m not sure of all the reasons for this, but I have a couple of theories — a thin coating of oil helps any seasonings to adhere to the chip, such as just a touch of cinnamon for apple…



Author of “Dislike: Faith and Dialogue in the Age of Social Media,” available at http://www.lakeneuron.com/dislike

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